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[movies]Gay Sex before Zippers - Chris Carlsson
Harry Hay describes gay sex when BVD's were still predominant underwear, before zippers in the 1930s... men would meet at Presidio guardhouse and go into the bushes.
Keywords: Presidio; Gay Sex; Harry Hay
Downloads: 89,266 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Harvey Milk's Last Words
Harvey Milk's last words, delivered posthumously, recorded in case of his assassination... excerpted from The Life and Times of Harvey Milk.
Keywords: Harvey Milk; last words; Gay
Downloads: 24,221 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]White Night Riot
Riot and destruction at City Hall in the wake of the slap-on-the-wrist manslaughter verdict against Dan White, murderer of Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone.
Keywords: riot; White Night; Harvey Milk
Downloads: 21,053 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]San Francisco celebrates VE Day 1918
Newsreel footage from the Market Street celebration of the end of WWI in San Francisco, 1918.
Keywords: WWI; San Francisco; 1918
Downloads: 19,284 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Post-Quake scenes
Footage taken about a month after the massive earthquake and fire of 1906.
Keywords: Earthquake; Fire; 1906
Downloads: 14,457 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]The Farm - Kathy Katz and Mike Kavanaugh
An excerpt from a 45-minute documentary about The Farm, the remarkable rural oasis under the freeways in San Francisco from 1974-1986, an autonomous zone that housed farm animals, rehearsal and performance space, theater and punk rock...
Keywords: Farm; San Francisco; 1970s
Downloads: 12,708 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies]Geneva Towers Implosion - Caitlin Manning
The infamous Geneva Towers housing project was imploded to make way for improved public housing.
Keywords: public housing; Geneva Towers; implosion
Downloads: 9,578
[movies]Pie Fight 1969 - Christian Bruno and Sam Green
The 1969 San Francisco International Film Festival opens on the steps of City Hall, but is unexpectedly attacked by independent filmmakers with pies. This footage was long-lost and then found and made into a movie in the late 1990s.
Keywords: Film Festival; 1969; Pie Fight
Downloads: 8,900 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Mud People
Mud people descend on downtown San Francisco... the only rules? No walking and no talking! Merry mayhem ensues.
Keywords: mud people; financial district; anarchy
Downloads: 8,820 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]1906 Burn map
animated map showing the three days of the Great San Francisco fire of 1906 that followed the earthquake.
Keywords: 1906 fire; animation; Big One
Downloads: 8,186
[movies]Squatter Punx Rock the Vats - Glenn Bachmann
The old Falstaff brewery became a home to punk rockers in the early 1980s before its demolition. Here's a glimpse of an impromptu concert outside.
Keywords: Punk; Vats; Brewery
Downloads: 7,933 1.50 out of 5 stars1.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Crowds at Ocean Beach
Turn of the 19th century crowds at Ocean Beach
Keywords: Ocean Beach; Cliff House; 1900
Downloads: 7,917 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Good Vibrations - Caitlin Manning
short excerpt from documentary "Stripped Bare" highlighting the sex-positive retail operation Good Vibrations, a long-time resident on Valencia Street in the Mission.
Keywords: Good Vibrations; sex-positive; vibrators
Downloads: 7,689
[movies]Cycling to the Fair
silent footage of a mass bike ride in Golden Gate Park in 1915 which was headed to the Panama-Pacific Int'l. Exposition.
Keywords: bicycles; mass rides; 1915
Downloads: 7,648
[movies]Arrests at HUAC in City Hall
scenes of students being washed down rotunda stairs in SF City Hall during mass arrests at HUAC hearings, May 1960.
Keywords: HUAC; protests; City Hall
Downloads: 7,557 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]John Muir on Hetch Hetchy - Shaping San Francisco
Animation showing Yosemite's Hetch Hetchy Valley before and after inundation, with a quote from John Muir
Keywords: John Muir; Hetch Hetchy; San Francisco water system
Downloads: 7,060
[movies]Summer of Love by Diamond Dave Whitaker - Chris Carlsson
A Summer of Love poem/rap by San Francisco legend "Diamond Dave" Whitaker.
Keywords: Summer of Love; Diamond Dave Whitaker; spoken word
Downloads: 7,030
[movies]Mandel at HUAC 1960 - n/a
excerpt from William Mandel's testimony before the House Un-American Activities Committee hearing at San Francisco City Hall, May 1960.
Keywords: William Mandel; HUAC 1960; San Francisco City Hall
Downloads: 6,823
[movies]Japanese Internment
scenes of Japanese-Americans being shipped out of the Fillmore on their way to "internment".
Keywords: Japanese Internment; WWII; war crimes
Downloads: 6,684 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Preparedness Day cartoon
Animation dramatizing the choice between "prosperity" and "anarchy, sedition, and lawlessness" in 1916
Keywords: Tom Mooney; Preparedness Day; bomb
Downloads: 6,575 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Critical Mass police attack - Biker-X
footage of the chaotic July 1997 ride in which Mayor Brown unleashed the police to attack bicyclists.
Keywords: bicycles; Critical Mass; police riot
Downloads: 6,306 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Lands End train ride
Sped-up trip eastward along the old Sutro Steam railroad from Cliff house back towards the then-empty Golden Gate.
Keywords: Golden Gate; Lands End; railroad
Downloads: 6,301 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Streetcar Strike
Silent footage of picketers marching through the streets and attacking a scab-driven streetcar at Haight and Buchanan during violent 1917 streetcar strike.
Keywords: Streetcar strike; URR; 1917
Downloads: 6,234 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]We Won't Go Back - Bay Area Coalition Against Operation Rescue
excerpted from a documentary prepared by the Bay Area Coalition Against Operation Rescue, showing the battles that took place in the late 1980s between anti-abortion direct action groups like OR, and women who defended clinics against them.
Keywords: abortion; women; Operation Rescue
Downloads: 6,220 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Bay Bridge from the water - Chris Carlsson
Footage shot from a canoe ride under the Bay Bridge takes a look back at the San Francisco waterfront from under the bridge.
Keywords: Bay Bridge; SF Bay; waterfront
Downloads: 5,827
[movies]Fatty Arbuckle
Fatty Arbuckle and one of his adoring dames, posing for the publicity cameras of the PPIE in 1915.
Keywords: Fatty Arbuckle; PPIE; 1915
Downloads: 5,823 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Chinatown Alley
Health inspectors walk up Chinatown alley
Keywords: Chinatown; plague; alleys
Downloads: 5,616
[movies]General Strike newsreel 1 - Bert Gould
Original Pathe News newsreel footage describing the unfolding General Strike in breathless and fearsome tones.
Keywords: Big Strike; 1934; newsreel
Downloads: 5,496 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Seal Rock Pacific Ocean - Chris Carlsson
Seal Rock off the Cliff House, the ocean roaring around it.
Keywords: Seal Rock; Pacific Ocean; Cliff House view
Downloads: 5,222 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Tom Fleming on Mayor Lapham and Blacks in SF - Chris Carlsson
Thomas Fleming, former editor of SF Sun Reporter, tells how then Mayor Roger Lapham wondered in a 1946 press conference when the thousands of African-Americans who had come to work in SF during WWII would return to the South. Fleming sets him straight.
Keywords: Fleming; African-Americans in SF; Mayor Lapham
Downloads: 5,130
[movies]Teddy Roosevelt in SF
Difficult to discern, but President Teddy Roosevelt is in a procession heading up Van Ness in this short clip.
Keywords: Teddy Roosevelt; Van Ness; parade
Downloads: 4,998 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Key Trains on Bay Bridge
brief excerpt from a documentary on the Key System, which once ran trains across the Bay Bridge.
Keywords: Key System; Ferry Building; Bay trains
Downloads: 4,963 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Ironworkers Strike
A strike begins at the Union Iron Works at the foot of Potrero Hill in 1917.
Keywords: Strike; Potrero Hill; Union Iron Works
Downloads: 4,892 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Telegraph Hil from Bay - Chris Carlsson
shot from a canoe off Pier 33 looking up at Coit Tower and Telegraph Hill.
Keywords: Telegraph Hill; SF Bay; Coit Tower
Downloads: 4,803
[movies]Gulf War protests - Paper Tiger TV West
scenes from demonstrations against the 1991 Gulf War in San Francisco.
Keywords: Gulf War I991; civic center; anti-war protests
Downloads: 4,768 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Thomas Fleming on 1966 Hunter's Point Riot - Chris Carlsson
Former editor of San Francisco Sun Reporter, Thomas Fleming, gives his account of the 1966 Hunter's Point Riot, which led to three days of martial law in some neighborhoods of San Francisco.
Keywords: Thomas Fleming; 1966 Hunter's Point riot; Black San Francisco
Downloads: 4,453
[movies]Union Square
Dedication of Dewey Monument in Union Square, c. 1903. St. Francis Hotel visible behind scene.
Keywords: Union Square; Dewey Monument; 1903
Downloads: 4,424 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Waterfront Strike
silent footage of strikers marching, parading along waterfront, cops on horseback, scenes of the Embarcadero
Keywords: waterfront strike; longshoremen; 1934
Downloads: 4,405 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]I-Hotel Riot - Chunkmoonhunter Productions
Hundreds of police attack the I-Hotel on Kearny in 1977 to evict the remaining tenants.
Keywords: I-Hotel; police; eviction
Downloads: 4,221 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Ferlinghetti in his Potrero Hill home in 1965, ruminating on San Francisco
Keywords: Ferlinghetti; Potrero Hill; poetry
Downloads: 4,010 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]West Portal
West Portal tunnel under construction, Portola Drive cutting through empty surrounding hillsides.
Keywords: West Portal; Portola Drive; Sutro Forest
Downloads: 3,898 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Steam Shovel
Before occupational health and safety, this is how excavation was done. A steam shovel is digging a tunnel for the SF Muni, c. 1917.
Keywords: steam shovel; digging tunnels; excavation
Downloads: 3,862 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Shaping San Francisco opening - Jim Swanson
Using the well-worn image of Yerba Buena cove in 1847, this animation dramatizes the rapidity with which it filled up after the Gold Rush, with a voiceover introducing Shaping San Francisco's 1st CD release.
Keywords: San Francisco; Yerba Buena Cove; 1847
Downloads: 3,647
[movies]Herb Mills on Containerization - Chris Carlsson
Herb Mills, former secretary-treasurer of Local 10 ILWU, describes the role of containerization in the global economy.
Keywords: containerization; longshoring; globalization
Downloads: 3,608 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]General Strike newsreel 2 - Bert Gould
Pathe News newsreel footage of the first days of San Francisco's General Strike, stores and streets empty.
Keywords: Big Strike; 1934; newsreel
Downloads: 3,600
[movies]First Female to swim Golden Gate
Hazel Lagenour, first woman to swim across the Golden Gate, in 1911, provided courtesy Bill Pickelhaupt.
Keywords: First swim; Golden Gate; Hazel Lagenour
Downloads: 3,553 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Panama-Pacific International Exposition
panoramic view of the PPIE on San Francisco's northern edge, 1915, as broadcast in a 1930s newsreel.
Keywords: PPIE; World's Fairs; Marina District
Downloads: 3,523 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Feast Day Procession Potrero Hill
footage of Catholic Feast Day parade on Potrero Hill, April 25, 1937.
Keywords: Potrero Hill; Parade; Feast Day
Downloads: 3,207 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Soap Box Derby - Chris Carlsson
The San Francisco Illegal Soapbox Society conducted races on Bernal Heights for years, and still does at unpredictable times.
Keywords: Soapbox Derby; Bernal Heights; underground culture
Downloads: 3,161 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Pelicans on the Bay - Chris Carlsson
Pelicans soar across the water in front of the San Francisco skyline.
Keywords: pelicans; SF Bay; waterfront
Downloads: 3,139
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